Developmental Support Services Manager

MAAC Project Head Start/Early Head Start | Vista, CA

Posted Date 5/13/2022

Under general direction, the incumbent monitors sites and plans, coordinates, directs, oversees, and manages for successful implementation of the Developmental Support Services in accordance with the policies, procedures and philosophy of the MAAC Child Development Program and in compliance with the Head Start/Early Head Start Performance Standards and state, federal and local regulations. The Developmental Support Services Manager is responsible for ensuring that program services are provided to children with socio-emotional/developmental needs, their families, and the teachers/providers who support them. The Developmental Support Services Manager provides supervision of assigned staff, as well as coordination of mental/behavioral health consultants and interns. The incumbent will also ensure compliance with all policies, procedures and guidelines as outlined by MAAC and governing regulations and performs related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This single position classification has administrative, financial and management accountability for the services to children, families, and classrooms in need of developmental support within MAAC’s Child Development Program. The incumbent will provide leadership and exceptional support services, and implement, coordinate and evaluate services and methods for both staff and families in providing an overall effective infant-family and early childhood mental health, strengths-based developmental approach in the program. The incumbent works within an interdisciplinary team setting with other Child Development Program staff using transdisciplinary care and case coordination protocols that integrate service areas to address identified concerns for children. The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing short-and long-range plans and strategies for meeting MAAC and the department’s goals and objectives. Duties are carried out with considerable independence within a framework of established regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION • Master's degree in counseling, Marriage Family Therapy, Social Work, Psychology, or a closely related field highly preferred • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Degree in Special Education, Health, Early Childhood Education, Mental Health Services, or related field • Experience working with low-income families and children. Experience in personnel management, design and organization. Experience working with Children with disabilities and/or mental health services is required. • Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience performing work in program development, community relations and organization that includes a minimum of three (3) years of successful management and supervisory experience and experience working with preschool children and families from low income and culturally diverse backgrounds; clinical and reflective supervision experience is highly desirable. • Experience working with State and Federal regulated Child Development Programs is highly desirable.

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Salary65000.00 - 75000.00 Annual
Job Category
Full time

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